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Okuma Cruz Popping Rod

$ 177.77

Cruz popping rods deliver a balanced approach to rod materials, length, power and action to create a fishing system where everything from giant tuna to trevally are taken with confidence and control. Featuring small diameter blanks constructed of a blend of graphite and glass and outfitted with premium components, Cruz are a beautiful example of the future of offshore popper fishing. Components favor braided lines with ALPS 316-grade stainless steel double-footed guide frames with small diameter Zirconium to quickly transition line loops from the reel to straight running line for extended casting distance. The handle assemblies feature custom ALPS aluminum reel seats, EVA fore and rear grips and low-profile butt caps on medium and medium/heavy models, machined aluminum gimbal on heavy model.

 

Cruz Popping Rods Feature:

Extremely durable carbon and glass blank mixture for ultimate strength 

ALPS 316-grade stainless steel double footed guide frames

Smaller diameter guide inserts allow line to shoot out of rod for longer cast

ALPS hard Zirconium guide inserts, perfect for braided line

Custom ALPS machined aluminum, two-tone anodized reel seats

EVA fore and rear grips for all day casting comfort

1-pcs rod blank construction, butted into handle for uninterrupted rod tapers 

Machined tapered hood transitions above and below reel seat 

Low profile butt cap design for unobstructed fishing

“Heavy” model features a machined aluminum gimbal

All Cruz popping rods are 1-pcs blanks plus the handle configuration

Cruz popping rods are backed by a limited lifetime warranty